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By Makoto Hayashi,Geoffrey Raymond,Jack Sidnell

people are imperfect, and difficulties of talking, listening to and figuring out are pervasive in usual interplay. This ebook examines the way in which we 'repair' and proper such difficulties as they come up in dialog and different kinds of human interplay. the 1st book-length learn of this subject, it brings jointly a crew of students from the fields of anthropology, conversation, linguistics and sociology to discover how audio system handle difficulties of their personal speak and that of others, and the way the practices of fix are interwoven with non-verbal points of conversation similar to gaze and gesture, throughout various languages. particular chapters spotlight intersections among fix and epistemics, fix and switch building, and service and motion formation. aimed toward researchers and scholars in sociolinguistics, speech verbal exchange, dialog research and the wider human and social sciences to which they give a contribution - anthropology, linguistics, psychology and sociology - this e-book offers a cutting-edge evaluation of conversational fix, whereas charting new instructions for destiny study.

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